March 17: Today in Arizona history

2013-03-17T07:00:00Z March 17: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1904: The Arizona Daily Star reports a large body of onyx is discovered in the Santa Rita Mountains.

1936: Clouds of dust from the Dust Bowl in Oklahoma cover the state making breathing difficult for Bisbee residents, cutting visibility to half a mile in Tucson and leaving a yellow haze over Phoenix.

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